| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:31 PM
The defending American Athletic Conference football champion will open its season Saturday, but the UCF Knights will journey about 4,000 miles for their first game.
UCF, the Fiesta Bowl winner last season, will face Penn State in Dublin (8:30 a.m.,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Troy Gray made a big impact on two UCF football players' careers when he got his first college tackle before a crowd of 59,874 fans in Provo, Utah, three years ago.
Although UCF lost that inaugural meeting with BYU 24-17, Gray proved he was game-ready....
| Aug 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
One comparison comes to Deborah Galvin's mind when she thinks about her son, UCF kicker Sean Galvin, playing in Croke Park Saturday.
"Becoming president," she said laughing. "It's the top of the top for any Irish athlete to actually play in Croke Park,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:39 PM
UCF coach George O'Leary denied a Fox Sports report that he intends to resign as coach of the Knights after the season-opener against Penn State.
"I don’t know anything about that stuff and where that came from," O'Leary told the Orlando...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Five decades worth of notes are stowed away in boxes and filing cabinets in UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's home office and garage in Orlando.
The scribbling fills notebooks from his first job coaching running backs and quarterbacks at Albany...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 1:21 PM
As he talks about his new play toy — big, fast, punishing and powerful running back William Stanback — you can almost see George O'Leary's mouth watering and his heart pounding.
Stanback approached him during the offseason and told O'Leary...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Steve Gunter is worried about college football fans.
He's worried they are becoming so connected to their iPads and iPhones that they are becoming disconnected from each other.
"We are creating a nation of loners," says Gunter, a member of the Orlando...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The Sports Xchange
Franklin opens Penn State run chasing cohesion
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- In James Franklin's experience, sometimes the wrong play call isn't always a bad thing if every guy on the defense is carrying out that assignment.
"A lot of times,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:51 PM
The tandem of tight ends Justin Tukes and Kevin Miller has potential to deliver a powerful punch for UCF offense.
Miller is the fluid wave that trickles across the formation and Tukes is the rip tide that sucks defenders away from their assignments....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Five greatest days in TV history: (1) John Logie Baird's demonstration of televised moving images in 1926 leads to actual invention of television as we know it; (2) Zenith Corporation creates the first remote...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:50 PM
UCF football observers have been waiting a long time to learn who will replace Blake Bortles as the Knights' starting quarterback. It has been more than 200 days since his NFL announcement Jan. 6.
The timetable, however, is much shorter for UCF...